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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08/01/2020 MLB Previews, Spread and Game Analysis

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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08-01-2020 MLB Previews Spread and Game Analysis

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08/01/2020 – Kansas City Royals will remain at home to host Chicago White Sox in their second game of a three-game series from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Royals are holding a 3-5 record and are sitting at the last spot in the AL Central division. The Chicago White Sox improved on the season to a 3-4 record after defeating Kansas in their last outing. The White Sox managed to hold the fourth spot in the AL Central and they trail Cleveland Indians in the third. The mlb betting lines have been against Kansas in their last game. The Royals will try to bounce back from their last defeat against the White Sox.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08/01/2020

When: Saturday, August 1, 7:05 PM ET
Where: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: FSKC
Stream: SofaScore

Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox did well in the opening game when they scored three from the plate and restricted Kansas to two runs. A three-run homer came-off the plate from Adam Engel during the second inning of the game. Tim Anderson was the other batsman that went two for three with a double. From the pitching end, Dallas Keuchel did well to improve 2-0 on the season. Keuchel threw five-plus innings and surrendered seven hits with two runs. Chicago is all set to turn in Gio Gonzalez as their starting pitcher in this game. Gonzalez is holding a 4-3 record against the Royals with 39 strikeouts and an ERA of 6.50

Players to watch: T. Anderson SS (GP7 AB30 R7 H10 2B4 3B0 HR1 RBI1 TB17 BB1 SO8 SB0 AVG0.333 OBP0.355 SLG0.567 OPS0.922 WAR0), J. Abreu 1B (GP7 AB28 R4 H7 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI3 TB12 BB1 SO6 SB0 AVG0.25 OBP0.3 SLG0.429 OPS0.729 WAR0).

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals need to learn from the mistakes as their squad seems to be struggling the same as last season Kansas will need control over their pitching unit since they are surrendering those extra runs that push them back. Last night, Ryan McBroom went deep from the plate with two for four and a solo homer. The other notable hitter was Salvador Perez who went three for four with an RBI. From the mound, Kris Bubic surrendered two runs in a span of four innings. Bubic was unable to take out more than three opponents at the plate. Kansas City will turn in Ronald Bolanos as their starting pitcher in this game. Bolonos will make his first career appearance with Chicago White Sox.

Players to watch: Mondesi SS (GP8 AB34 R3 H7 2B1 3B1 HR0 RBI0 TB10 BB0 SO12 SB1 AVG0.206 OBP0.206 SLG0.294 OPS0.5 WAR0), S. Perez C (GP8 AB32 R3 H8 2B1 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB15 BB1 SO7 SB0 AVG0.25 OBP0.273 SLG0.469 OPS0.741 WAR0).

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers

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Chicago White Sox

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago’s last 10 games.
White Sox are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games on the road.
White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of White Sox’s last 10 games against an opponent in the American League.

Kansas City Royals

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City’s last 11 games.
Royals are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 7 games against White Sox.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games at home.
Royals are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against White Sox.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks

The Royals are struggling to contribute from the plate and they are surrendering more from the pitching side. The mlb point spread picks are in favor of Chicago White Sox to win this game and cover the spread.

Score Prediction Chicago White Sox 7, Kansas City Royals 3.